Elderly Care Living Options – What are your choices in 2022?

March 2, 2022 James 0 Comments

Elderly care can take many forms, from home care to care homes. In this article, we try to cover all of your main options for elderly care and make some suggestions for places you might like to start your search. Respite Care If you or a parent is the current primary caregiver for an older

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How to Become a Self-Employed Carer – Our 2022 Guide

February 24, 2022 James 0 Comments

Becoming a self-employed carer is becoming more accessible. Being a self-employed carer is an enriching career, whether you’re looking to break away from an agency or switch from another role entirely. But how do you make the switch? It can be daunting having to face finding clients, getting insured, staying qualified and managing your tax,

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Carer Salary Report 2022 – How top carers can earn £40k/yr+!

February 24, 2022 James 0 Comments

Our goal is to see carers paid as much as possible, to improve the lives of our chronically underpaid carers across the UK. Over the last 12 months, carer pay has risen significantly, with live-in carers earning £40,000+ per annum, with the average carer earning £35,000+ per annum, and hourly carers earning up £20ph with

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Looking for a live-in care job? These are the best websites to use in 2022

July 31, 2021 James 0 Comments

Demand for live-in carers is rising with more families making the choice to care at home, but if you’re an aspiring live-in carer, how do you find these jobs? Let’s break down your options for finding a live-in care job in 2022. Introductory Services Introductory services are the middle ground between finding your own clients

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How to Find a Private Carer? The best websites to use in 2022

May 10, 2021 James 0 Comments

There are lots of ways to find a private carer. In this article, we’ll cover all the methods, the pros and cons of each, and our top tips to help you write a job description and vet your carer. Why find a private carer? A private carer is different from traditional agency care in that

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How To Deal With Irrational Elderly Parents

February 18, 2021 James 0 Comments

Knowing how to deal with irrational elderly parents, isn’t something you’ll know instantly. It is also incredibly upsetting, to see those closest to you struggling so much. But with a calm and positive attitude, you’ll be able to keep from escalating the situation. How to handle an elderly parent’s bad behaviour Caring for an elderly

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Self Employed Carer Documents

February 3, 2021 James 0 Comments

When you are setting up as a self-employed paid carer, you need to ensure that you have certain documents, policies and procedures in place before you start working with clients. This is so that you can offer a safe and accountable service, as well as offering both protection and reassurance to your clients. The right

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Living With Elderly Parents And Providing Them Care

January 14, 2021 James 0 Comments

Living with elderly parents can be difficult. You have to ensure everyone is happy, including yourself, as well as making sure to provide the care your parents require. Below, we list a few things you should consider. You may also want to read our piece on delivering care as a family member for more information

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Solicitors Fees for a Deputyship Application – Advice and Guidance

December 4, 2020 James 0 Comments

Solicitors fees for a deputyship application are costly and the application itself time consuming. But sometimes a deputyship is the best thing for your loved one. If you are not yet at the point of needing to apply for a deputyship, we advised you ask your loved one to put a lasting power of attorney

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Different Types Of Dementia

November 25, 2020 James 0 Comments

Dementia is a broad term for many different types of dementia. With Alzheimer’s being the most common form of dementia, it’s probably the term you most generally hear. The NHS defines dementia as: Dementia is a syndrome (a group of related symptoms) associated with an ongoing decline of brain functioning. NHS Dementia Guide Dementia symptoms

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